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Maggie Beach, Chantry, 11pm, 2011

Angeles Crest 100 Gallery: 2011 - 2013

Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance RunThis gallery follows three races: Maggie Beach's 2011 race, which I helped crew, my 2012 finish, and my 2013 DNF. Most of the shots are at aid stations, a few are on the course. The 2011 shots were taken…
Road down to Silverado Canyon

Chimera 2011 on film

Well, actually, mostly on video. 100K - 63 miles to us non scientist Americans - (a high school girlfriend's grandparents in Oklahoma threatened to start a militia they were so outraged over President Jimmy Carter's acquiesence to going commie…
Joshua Tree

Desert: Calico 50K, Joshua Tree, Salvation Mountain.

I haven't posted in a while. This site is about to undergo a major overhaul. I've gotten so dissatisfied with this presentation that I haven't been feeling like adding any more to it. Of course, I'm tinkering far too much with the new design…

Sierra Nevada Endurance Run

6:30 am, sunrise over the American River, a big, wide, and real river, unlike, say, the San Gabriel River down here in Angeles Forrest, which as much as I like soaking my feet in it during a good hot run would barely qualify as a mountain stream…
Maggie Beach- Chantry - 10:45pm

AC100

Angeles Crest 100. 100 miles through Angeles Forest and the San Gabriel Mountains, starting at Wrightwood and finishing in town in Alta Dena, almost all trail, often technical, 23,000 feet of up and 26,000 feet of down, lots of the run at not…

Western States 100

Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run. Perspective makes a difference. Some people never recovered from the snow and ice. Others, like Maggie, cite it as a favorite part of the race, although it seems Maggie fell as often as anyone, and came…
Maggie Beach Leona Divide 50 miler

Mt. Wilson

I have two friends running Western States this weekend: Maggie Beach & Sheri Okamamoto.Kista & I will be driving up to Auburn early Sat am to cheer them as they finish. This year there've been record snows up in Squaw Valley. Folks on the…
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Nanny Goat 2011

Nanny Goat 12hr: 60 miles 7th place overall. Nanny Goat 12/24/100 is run on a 1 mile loop run around a ranch in Riverside It's a timed race: 12 hours, 24 hours, and, this year, an official 100 miler.I ran the 12 hour race. This would be…
Maggie Beach Leona Divide 50 miler

Leona Divide 50 miler - 2011

Kista and I headed out to Leona Divide to cheer on our friends who were running. Chris Quesada, who is one of my running partners, had finished his 30K and twisted his ankle, which is a bummer. He still managed to finish 11th. Drew had pulled…
Maggie Beach Leona Divide 50 miler

Henninger Flats & Mount Luken

Sun, fog, hot, cold, inquisitive deer, snarling bobcats, 2 mountains, 7,300' of climbing.Saturday I decided to try a heat & sun training run, 3,700 feet up Mt. Lukens at high noon on a hot, sunny day.The two other times I've run this, it was…